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Volvo Trucks to Showcase Natural Gas and DME-powered Trucks at ACT Expo 2014

Volvo Trucks will showcase a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL daycab and a prototype dimethyl ether (DME)-powered VNL daycab in booth No. 1633 at next week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference. The CNG and DME-powered vehicles are a sampling of Volvo Trucks’ “Blue Power” […]

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 Volvo recently announced plans to begin producing DME-powered trucks in 2015 for the North American market. The fuel mirrors the exceptional performance qualities and energy efficiency of diesel and burns clean without producing any soot.

Volvo Trucks Spotlights the Present and Future of North American Alternative Fuel Technology

Volvo trucks powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and dimtethyl ether (DME) will be on display this week at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference. The vehicles highlight Volvo Trucks’ leadership in alternative fuel and driveline development. The CNG- and DME-powered Volvo VNL models at […]

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Mack will begin production of the DME-powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model in 2015.

Mack to Begin Production of DME-Powered Vehicles in 2015

Mack Trucks will begin production of dimethyl ether (DME)-powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back models in 2015. DME, a non-toxic, clean-burning alternative fuel, offers many environmental and societal benefits, including that it can be made from multiple sustainable feedstocks. One of the most significant advantages of the fuel is that it produces no soot, eliminating the […]

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Volvo Trucks in North American announced plans to begin production in 2015 of vehicles powered by Dimethyl Ether, a fuel that mirrors the exceptional performance qualities and energy efficiency of diesel. DME also burns clean without producing any soot.

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize DME-Powered Vehicles for North America

Volvo Trucks became the first manufacturer to announce plans to commercialize dimethyl ether (DME)-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America. As the latest step in its comprehensive “Blue Power” alternative fuel strategy, Volvo revealed ongoing U.S. customer field testing of trucks powered by DME, and demonstrated the technology after an announcement at the California State […]

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